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Four people were killed and several injured after an explosion Wednesday at a chemical plant sent a thick plume of smoke over a section of Jacksonville, authorities said.

"Literally, it's a hellish inferno. There is no other way to describe it," said Fire Department spokesman Tom Francis.

Fourteen people were hospitalized after the blast at the T2 Lab on Faye Road, in an industrial area on the waterfront in north Jacksonville, Francis said. Read full article »

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